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  • Manufacturer: IWC
    Year: Circa 2002
    Reference No: 5240
    Case No: 2’590’443
    Model Name: Portugieser
    Material: 18K yellow gold
    Calibre: Manual, cal. 95290, 54 jewels
    Bracelet/Strap: Alligator
    Clasp/Buckle: 18K yellow gold IWC buckle
    Dimensions: 43 mm diameter
    Signed: Case, dial and movement signed
    Accessories: IWC Guarantee stamped in December 2002, IWC Repair Warranty stamped on April 28, 2009, IWC wooden fitted presentation box, product literature and outer packaging

  • Catalogue Essay

    IWC released the limited edition Portugieser Minutenrepetition ref. 5240 with only 550 examples (50 in platinum, 250 in yellow gold and 250 in pink gold). The movement of this watch is rendered wondrously– both mechanically and aesthetically. Its supreme caliber allows the chiming sound of the minute repeater to form a lively piece of music. The nickel-plated manual movement, decorated with “Côtes de Genève” stripes, has a power reserve of approximately 43 hours. The tasteful finishing of the caliber is a striking spectacle to behold through the transparent case back.

    The watch is fresh to the market, to our best knowledge. Accompanied with stamped Guarantee and box, the present lot offers a brilliant opportunity for watch connoisseurs to possess a piece of excellence.

  • Artist Biography

    IWC

    Swiss • 1868

    With a clear focus on technology and development, the Swiss watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has been producing timepieces of lasting value since 1868. The company has gained an international reputation based on a passion for innovative solutions and technical ingenuity. One of the world's leading brands in the luxury watch segment, IWC crafts masterpieces of haute horlogerie at their finest, combining high precision with masculine design. Vintage wristwatches such as the oversized Portugieser, Aquatimer, Ingenieur and the B-UHR pilots watch are especially desirable for collectors.

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Ref. 5240
A fine and attractive limited edition yellow gold minute repeating wristwatch with Guarantee and box, numbered 48 of a limited edition of 250 pieces

Circa 2002
43 mm diameter
Case, dial and movement signed

Estimate
HK$156,000 - 310,000 
€17,200-34,200
$20,000-39,700

Sold for HK$160,000

Contact Specialist
Thomas Perazzi
Head of Watches, Asia
+852 2318 2030
[email protected]

Ziyong Ho
Specialist
+852 9386 2032
[email protected]

Jill Chen
Specialist
+852 2318 2033
[email protected]

The Hong Kong Watch Auction: SEVEN

Hong Kong Auction 27 November 2018